Feb 162019

President Donald Trump admits he’s making his move because he didn’t get his way with Congress, and in the process, he hurts American communities. After more than a month of threats, a government shutdown, and bipartisan action by Congress, President Trump has finally declared a national emergency to spend billions of taxpayer dollars on his border wall obsession. In response, the ACLU will file a lawsuit early next week challenging this blatantly illegal executive action.…

External feed Read More at the Source: https://www.aclu.org/blog/executive-branch/there-no-national-emergency-border-and-trumps-declaration-illegal

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Feb 162019

Charter schools are like tree roots growing into cracks in the building of public education. If not stopped, they will bring it crashing down. Teacher’s strikes are weakening the political support that charter schools have obtained in the plutocratist system.

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Feb 162019

As part of the Image team at GREYC lab (CRNS, ENSICAEN, University of Caen), I implemented the “fill by line art” algorithm in GIMP, also known as “Smart Colorization“. You may know this algorithm in G’Mic (developed by the same team), so when they proposed me to work with them, I wanted to implement this algorithm in GIMP core. Thus it became my first assignment. The Problem The concept of filling by line art is…

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Feb 162019

Revised proposals attempt to address worries over Manifest v3 API changes Google has proposed changes to its Chrome Extension renovation plan that answer some but not all of the concerns its Manifest v3 technical specification.…

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 2019-02-16  Comments Off on After outrage over Chrome ad-block block plan, Google backs away from crippling web advert, content filters The Register
Feb 162019

I already mentioned here having adopted and updated the Raspberry Pi 3 Debian Buster Unofficial Preview image generation project. As you might know, the hardware differences between the three families are quite deep — The original Raspberry Pi (models A and B), as well as the Zero and Zero W, are ARMv6 (which, in Debian-speak, belong to the armel architecture, a.k.a. EABI / Embedded ABI). Raspberry Pi 2 is an ARMv7 (so, we call it…

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 2019-02-16  Comments Off on Gunnar Wolf: Debian on the Raspberryscape: Great news! Planet Debian